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  1. R

    Memory overflow in Garmin GPSmap

    Need some technical advice on GPS. We're just back from 3 weeks on the Camino del Norte. Our Garmin (model "GPSmap 60Cx") very useful - e.g. helped more than one hopelessly-lost pilgrim to re-find their way. But after 297km the Garmin's memory overflowed. I saved track every evening, but of...
  2. sillydoll

    1st compatible GPS interactive guide for pilgrims

    Bluguía The Galician company yesterday presented in Santiago de Compostela what they have dubbed as the first interactive guide for pilgrims to iPhone compatible , iPod and IPAD. A highlight of the latest application is that the guide provides information on cultural attractions and...
  3. J

    Trying to be Techno-lite, but my plan is falling apart

    I have read "A Techno Geek's Guide to the Camino," and the range of views on what to bring. As with so many aspects of this adventure, we each have to find our own way. I have been working on that. A couple of months ago, I decided my computer (2.5 lbs) was too heavy to bring. I decided on...
  4. sillydoll

    Downloand camino to your GPS

    The Castilla-Leon ICAL will advertise the Camino Frances with the design of a tourist route for GPS navigators, such as Tomtom, Garmin or Windows Mobile, Which can be downloaded for free from the tourist portal of the regional government ( This will be one of...
  5. D

    Carry a GPS?

    Hello- I'm planning on walking the Via de la Plata this spring, starting in Caceres and ending in Santiago. I lived for a short time in the village of Guadalupe (aout 90 miles from Caceres) when I was in my late 20s – about 10,000 years ago, if I remember right :>) so I know that part of...
  6. T

    Need GPS Suggestions

    I'd like to take a GPS unit with me to Spain. Looking for suggestions on a good one to buy. Here's some features I'd like it to have: * Good battery life * Chargeable by USB (I have a solar-powered USB charger already on my backpack) or uses AA batteries * Enough memory to store my track from...
  7. E

    GPS route file for Cami del Llevant

    Hello Andy and others who might be interested. There exists a GPS route file for this Camino which you can download from this site (after registering): Two caveats: it is a route for mountain bikes and if you examine it closely you will see that...
  8. EvaF

    Maps with fountain info

    I was wondering if someone might have information/maps that describe the fountain locations along the Camino Frances. Two years ago Sil was nice enough to send me some maps that detailed this information. This year we are starting a little further back, in O'Cebreiro, and I am wondering if there...
  9. michael

    GPS data

    Over on Santiago Bicicleta there is a request for Garmin GPS way point data. Does anyone here have this data available? I am also looking for total ascent/descent data on stages as opposed to spot heights of various points along the way if anyone has this as well. Regards Michael W